Cataclysm movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cataclysm movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious, tense and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with cataclysm, disaster, catastrophe, survival, danger, natural disaster, death, escapades, apocalypse and mentor plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cataclysm: The Day After Tomorrow (2004), 2012 (2009), The Road (2009), Armageddon (1998), Knowing (2009), Sweet Tooth (2021), Spirit Cage: Incarnation (2019), Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017), Absolon (2003), Forces of Nature (1999).

List of cataclysm movies

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, end of the world, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, environmental, climate change, scientist, stranded, global warming, survival ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, washington d.c., antarctica, california ...
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 5.8
 379K
2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, natural disaster, catastrophe, tsunami, forces of nature, race against time, humanity in peril, destruction, human existence, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century, 2000s, near future ...
Place: los angeles, las vegas, himalaya, london, rio de janeiro ...
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 7.2
 241K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, suspense, harsh, rough, depressing ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, distopia, father son relationship, cannibalism, starvation, on the road, catastrophe, journey, loss of family member, worldwide chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 6.7
 427K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: suspense, exciting, sentimental, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, nasa, apocalypse, astronaut, space travel, catastrophe, save the world, race against time, adventure, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, washington d.c., paris france, usa, shanghai ...
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 6.2
 236K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, exciting, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, disaster, supernatural, catastrophe, foreknowledge, code, prophecy, alien, air disaster, scientist, professor ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, september 11 2001, 50s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new york, boston
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 7.8
 52K
Sweet Tooth (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: On a perilous adventure across a post-apocalyptic world, a lovable boy who's half-human and half-deer searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector.
Style: apocalyptic, dark fantasy, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: hybrid, post apocalypse, half human, child, apocalypse, survival, father, baby, boy, cataclysm, supernatural being, virus ...
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Spirit Cage: Incarnation (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: China
TV show
Story: In the near future, the human world is already overcrowded, and the move to the Milky Way and the search for a new home is imminent. Just as everything was proceeding in an orderly manner, the moon phase changed, and the earth beneath it broke out ...
Style: suspense, touching, scary, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: battles, space colony, cataclysm, survival, love and romance, rivalry, death, love, violence, friendship, heroes, space station ...
Time: distant future
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Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fin and his wife April travel around the world to save their young son who's trapped inside a sharknado.
Style: absurd, apocalyptic, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: shark, cataclysm, natural disaster, animal attack, monster, time travel, shark attack, adventure, escapades, chaos and mayhem, heroes, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.2
 3K
Absolon (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the near future, a virus has infected everyone on the planet, and Absolon is a drug that everyone must take to stay alive. One corporation controls the drug. Murchison is the leader of this firm. A scientist who was researching the virus is found ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, deadly virus, undercover, dishonesty, plague, disorder, chaos, fighting the system, uncover truth, cataclysm, political corruption, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future
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Forces of Nature (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an ...
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, destiny, infidelity, unlikely couple, travel, opposites attract, looking for love, disorder, nothing goes right, fall in love, beautiful scenery, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, miami, hawaii, mexico
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 6.2
 5K
Ashfall (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Stagnant since 1903, at an elevation of 9000', a volcano erupts on the mythical and majestic Baekdu Mountain.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, volcano, cataclysm, volcanic eruption, peril, destruction, self sacrifice, pregnant wife, earthquake, race against time, nuclear missile ...
Place: north korea, south korea, korea
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 6.4
 118K
Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: suspense, scenic, apocalyptic, psychotronic, sentimental ...
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, disaster, comet, humanity in peril, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, panic, catastrophe, father in law son in law relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, kentucky, atlanta georgia, mexico city ...
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 7.2
 5K
The Boat (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: A global cataclysm, caused by a fatal accident in Geneva (Switzerland) during the implementation of the particle accelerator will lead to the crew and students of the school-ship Polar Star to live the greatest adventure of their lives. Isolated and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ship, adventure, confined, lost at sea, parents and children, escapades, family relations, isolation, mystery, map, vestiges of humanity, science gone wrong ...
Time: 21st century
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 6.4
 62K
Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Style: entertaining, touching, feel good, sweet, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, talking animals, adventure, animal life, survival, family, catastrophe, friendship, rescue, family reunited ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 5.7
 106K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, ocean, shipwreck, ship, catastrophe, cruise ship, ocean liner, trapped, drowning, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: atlantic ocean
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 5.8
 54K
Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, shark, isolation, stranded, ocean, shark attack, panic, animal attack, diving, water, loneliness, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 6.4
 229K
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mars, ufo, alien invasion, alien, space and aliens, evil alien, flying saucer, disaster, save the world, end of the world, dark humor, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, big ben london, new york, kentucky ...
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 7.7
 241K
Airplane! (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to ...
Style: parody, funny, absurd, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: airplane, stewardess, air disaster, satire, pilot, passenger, food poisoning, deadpan, fear of flying, rescue, disaster, absurd humor ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
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 5.7
 11K
Airport 1975 (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo jet headed on a collision course with destruction in the ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, suspense, intense, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, airport, disaster, aviation, survival, natural disaster, air disaster, catastrophe, helicopter, alcohol abuse, adventure, stewardess ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: los angeles, tokyo, washington d.c., salt lake city utah, usa
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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy, Switzerland, Thailand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from ...
Style: futuristic, epic, dark, exciting, saga ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: star wars, robot, space opera, sword fight, space wars, alien, heroic mission, space battle, tragic villain, personality change, good versus evil, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 2000s
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 4.1
 251
Category 5 (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a family survives Hurricane Katrina, there is another storm but this one is much worse.
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, apocalypse, stormy night, storm, death, survival, sea disaster, chaos and mayhem, drowning, race against time, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Big Sleaze (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chuck Peterson is a young slacker with big dreams. Disowned by his family and ignored by his peers, he diligently pursues his dreams of writing a fantastic children's book to become famous and strike it rich. But due to a bipolar disorder and ...
Style: semi serious, entertaining, satirical, captivating, 2d animation
Plot: mental illness, con artists, bipolar disorder, absurd humor, criminal, silly humor, social problems, satire, disneyland, sleaze, casting, street art ...
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Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century, the Angels returned to Earth, seeking to wipe out humanity in an apocalyptic fury. Devastated, mankind's last remnants moved underground to wait for the day when the Angels would come back to finish the job. Fifteen ...
Style: mecha, psychological, serious, exciting, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: loneliness, self doubt, father son relationship, loss, chaos, psychological trauma, young heroes, depression, suffering, post apocalypse, piloted giant robot, existentialism ...
Time: year 2015, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century, future
Place: japan
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Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three ancient guardian beasts awaken to protect Japan against Godzilla.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: godzilla, monster, beast, dragon, chaos, heroic mission, disaster, save the world, rivalry, supernatural, good versus evil, journalism ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe – for a time when he’s no ...
Style: surreal, emotional, touching, sad, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: poverty, child protagonist, magic realism, global warming, climate change, father daughter relationship, community, childhood, children, coming of age, flood, single father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 139K
Rocky V (1990)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky's career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.
Style: inspirational, serious, realistic, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, boxer, sport, fight, betrayal, underdog, coach, training, champion, fight scenes, heroes, gym ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, russia, pennsylvania, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city
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The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, post apocalypse, dystopic future, steampunk, obsessive quest, adventure, chase, changing the past or future, apocalypse, loss of loved one, escapades ...
Time: future, distant future, near future, 2030s, 1890s ...
Place: usa, egypt, new york
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Krakatoa: The Last Days (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A historical drama documentary depicting the eruption of Krakatoa volcano in 1883. The volcano was located in the Sunda strait in Indonesia and its eruption resulted in tsunami, rains of coals and ash, and ended with a very hot tsunami. The eruption ...
Style: nature documentary, suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
Plot: volcano, tsunami, volcanic eruption, cataclysm, natural disaster, catastrophe, nature, tragic event, historical event, disaster
Time: 1880s
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